Wednesday, August 12th, 2009


A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM HISTORY


A groundbreaking documentary that reflects history as it happened
on Sept. 11, 2001 …

For Your Emmy® Consideration: Outstanding Nonfiction Special
102 MINUTES THAT CHANGED AMERICA

From the first plane that hit the World Trade Center to the collapse of the second tower,
this special weaves together footage and sound taken by over 100 eyewitnesses, presented with no narration and no commercial interruption. Preserved for this generation, and for the future.

HISTORY MADE EVERY DAY


Cynopsis


08.12.09

Good morning. It’s Wednesday, August 12, 2009, and this is this is your first early morning briefing.  And as always, if you prefer to watch this morning’s news instead of reading it, click here.  

Tonight’s Premieres:
Discovery Channel: Man vs. Wild at 9p
A&E Network: Criss Angel Mindfreak at 10p
HBO: Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Cincinnati Bengals at 10p


A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM DEBMAR-MERCURY


WENDY IS A HIT WITH WOMEN!
In addition to her HUGE New York ratings, both runs of THE WENDY WILLIAMS SHOW have shown significant growth in key female demos in her first three weeks in Chicago (WFLD).

First Run               Second Run
W18-49 +33%          W18-49 +43%
W25-54 +19%          W25-54 +25%

Contact Debmar-Mercury for more information.
Source: NSI WRAP Overnights, Live, % inc.=week of 7/13 vs 7/27/09, Shr to tenths.


~ MORE GOOD STUFF  ~

A&E Network explores the world and domains of people who are acute hoarders in the new original nonfiction series Hoarders. Seven 60m episodes debut August 17 at 10p and each episode profiles two different people who carry their disorder to the extreme, saving every item even when they face personal crisis. Screaming Flea Productions produces the series for A&E.

In an upcoming home improvement series, DIY Network wrecks havoc on a normal house to demonstrate the damage a house undertakes over years of wear. Disaster House premieres October 6 at 10p with 13 episodes. Host and contractor Josh Temple drops a piano through the roof of the house and conducts man-made earthquakes and floods the basement among other catastrophes to show how to repair common as well as unusual household calamities.

Last Thursday, TLC opened new series Police Women of Broward County at 9p, delivering 2.2 million total viewers.

MTV’s fourth season premiere of Randy Jackson Presents America’s Best Dance Crew on Sunday at 9p posted a 1.8 rating among P12-34 and averaged 2.3 million total viewers. The reality dance competition series now airs on a new night and time, Sunday’s at 9p.

MTV approved a new development slate of five new series projects:

  • Hard Times (wt) – From David Katzenberg and Seth Grahame-Smith, a half-hour single camera scripted coming-of-age comedy about fifteen year-old RJ Berger, starring Paul Iacono in the lead. The network ordered 12 episodes.
  • Untitled Rob Hoffman Show (wt) – Mentioned in yesterday’s edition, MTV is moving forward with a show featuring multi-talented Robert Hoffman featuring a mix of comedy, dance, viral video and hidden camera stunts.
  • Downtown Girls – Real-life series follows five young women as they juggle careers, men and friends living in New York City.
  • Megadrive – Host Johnny Pemberton tries out extreme vehicles while driving cross-country, even though he has failed his drivers test many times.
  • American Idiots (wt) – From Katalyst’s Ashton Kutcher, Jason Goldberg, Rod Aissa and Karey Burke, reality series where a cast of “idiots” act out popular viral videos found on the web for cash prizes.

MTV also announced second season pickups of three returning series:

  • Is She Really Going Out With Him? – with 20 new episodes produced by Tijuana Entertainment and BermanBraun.
  • Silent Library – with 20 new episodes
  • Teen Cribs – with 40 new episodes

Broadcast Evening News Weekly Average Ratings (week of August 3, 2009)
NBC: 7.57 million total viewers; 1.7/7 and 2.10 million A25-54
ABC: 6.51 million total viewers; 1.5/7 and 1.88 million A25-54
CBS: 5.10 million total viewers; 1.2/5 and 1.53 million A25-54
Source: Nielsen, NTI

Primetime Emmy® Awards Note: The next installment of the Cynopsis presents: Emmy® Awards 2009 special edition series will focus on Reality and Non-Fiction series, which will show up in your inbox around 10am this morning. Upcoming in this series are … 

  • 8/19 Special Edition:  Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
  • 8/24 Special Edition:  Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

If you’re among the nominees … congratulations!!  And if you’d like to send us a description or brief bio of the nominated series/director/actor/writer (maximum of 150 words – emailed 48 hours prior to publication date), we will include it in our special edition.   Please send the description to me at


A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE THE WEATHER CHANNEL


More adults 25-54 Wake Up With Al!1 than any other morning cable news program!

Continued growth in week 2: 
A25-54 up +15%
2         A18-49 up +20%2

Wake Up With Al! featuring Al Roker and Stephanie Abrams
M-F 6a/10a on The Weather Channel
Go online to see video highlights from the first two weeks and learn about sponsorship opportunities: twcmediakit.com/cable

Source: 1 Nielsen Media Research/NPOWER. 2 Nielsen Media Research/StarMedia. For complete source go to: www.twcmediakit.com/cynopsis


~ DISTRIBUTION, CLEARANCE & CARRIAGE ~

Comcast launched four additional South Asian channels in the San Francisco area from STAR, a wholly owned subsidiary of News Corporation. The four channels, STAR ONE, STAR India News, STAR India GOLD and VIJAY join STAR India PLUS, a Hindi general entertainment channel which has been available to Comcast customers since December 2008.

Last month, The Documentary Channel (DOC) re-launched as a full commercial network and also made a multi-year carriage deal with DISH Network L.L.C. The Documentary Channel is available to more than 21 million homes across the US through DISH Network and various broadcast stations in major markets.

~  PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT  ~

A trio from FOX’s former series Arrested Development are partnering on a new single-camera comedy that received a script commitment from FOX. Arrested Development creator/executive producer Mitch Hurwitz, co-star Will Arnett and co-executive producer Jim Vallely together are penning the script about a wealthy, pompous Beverly Hills guy who falls in love with a philanthropic, nature-loving woman who doesn’t like his lifestyle or values. Sony TV and Tantamount will produce with Hurwitz executive producing with Tantamount’s Eric Tannenbaum and Kim Tannenbaum as well as Vallely, Peter Principato and Paul Young. Arnett will star and also be a producer.

~ ELSEWHERE IN CYNOPSIS ~

CYNOPSIS DIGITAL – TODAY’S TOP STORY:  First Microsoft unveiled Bing, an innovative new approach to search designed to provide you with as much information as possible to keep you engaged within the portal itself. Soon after Yahoo outsourced its search duties to Microsoft in a long awaited partnership. Even Facebook is getting into realtime search (see below). Rest assured that Google is not standing still. The search giant has begun soliciting feedback on its next generation search product, codenamed “Caffeine,” that jolts users with an enhanced architecture to improve speed, accuracy, scope and timeliness of search queries. Google is asking users to try the new version alongside the current version then click on the “Dissatisfied?” tab to insert feedback.  Full edition: CYN DIGITAL.    

CYNOPSIS KIDS – TODAY’S TOP STORY:  The MoonScoop Group inks a licensing and production deal with pro skateboarder/reality TV star (Rob & Bog, Fantasy Factory), Rob Dyrdek, for his semi-autobiographical Wild Grinders toy line (including action figures).  Under the deal, Moonscoop will co-create and produce a series of animated shorts, currently in pre-production, and viral videos based on Wild Grinders for distribution on multiple platforms, as well as an interactive online destination.  Full edition: CYN KIDS.    


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~ RATINGS ~

Top Ten Basic Cable Ad Supported Network Rankings among A18-49 for the week of: 8/3-8/9/09
Primetime    (000)        Total Pgm Day      (000)
USA                1429         ADSM*                    637
TNT                1049         NAN*                       622
TBSC                881         TNT                         612
DISC                766         USA                         596
FX                    701         NICK                        577
TLC                  656         TBSC                        521
NAN                 637         DISC                        437
ESPN                616         ESPN                        422
CMDY               596         FX                            389
HIST                585         TRU                          373
Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data.
All ratings based on Total U.S. Television Universe of 114,500,000 homes
* = Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day. Primetime listing only includes those networks broadcasting more than 51% of the primetime hours (M-Su 8p-11p)

Top Ten Basic Cable Ad Supported Network Rankings among Total Viewers for the week of: 8/3-8/9/09        
Primetime    (000)      Total Pgm Day            (000)
USA                4127       NICK                            2454
TNT                2731       NAN*                            1684
FOXN              2339       USA                              1596
NAN               1941        TNT                              1360
TBSC              1581       ADSM*                          1236
DISC              1396        FOXN                            1200
ESPN              1390       TOON                            1167
HGTV             1315       TBSC                               905
FX                  1274       DISC                               804
HIST              1263        ESPN                               792
Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data.
All ratings based on Total U.S. Television Universe of 114,500,000 homes
* = Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day. Primetime listing only includes those networks
broadcasting more than 51% of the primetime hours (M-Su 8p-11p)

Top 10 Cable Programs among A18-49 (000) for the week of: 8/3-8/9/09
USA      Burn Notice                                                     2826
TLC       Jon & Kate Plus 8 8/3 930p                              2538
USA      Royal Pains                                                     2473
TLC       Jon & Kate Plus 8 8/3 9p                                 2425
USA      WWE Entertainment 10p                                  2411
USA      WWE Entertainment 9p                                    2302
ESPN    Red Sox/Yankees                                             2026
ADSM   Family Guy 8/6 1130p                                      1971
TNT      The Closer                                                       1956
BRAV    The Real Housewives of Atlanta                         1854
Source: Turner Research from Nielsen Media Research Data.
All ratings based on Total U.S. Television
Universe of 114,500,000 homes

Top 10 Broadcast Programs among A18-49 rating/share and (000) for the week of 8/3-8/9/09
NBC    America’s Got Talent  TUE                          3.6/11       4,689
FOX    So You Think You Can Dance – THU               3.5/11       4,555
FOX    Hell’s Kitchen                                              3.2/11       4,253
NBC    America’s Got Talent  WED 9P                      2.9/9        3,762
NBC    NFL Pre-Season                                            2.9/8        3,805
CBS    Two and a Half Men                                       2.8/8        3,675
ABC    Wipeout                                                       2.8/10       3,677
FOX    So You Think You Can Dance  WED              2.8/9          3,654
CBS    The Big Bang Theory                                    2.7/8          3,613
CBS    Big Brother 11                                             2.6/8          3,380
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer, Live + SD Data

Saturday A18-49 Analysis: FOX came out ahead among A18-49 Saturday night at 1.6/7, according to final national ratings from Nielsen Media Research. FOX’s double dose of Cops repeat episodes at 8p averaged a 1.6/7 while ABC’s tried-and-true movie encore Finding Nemo came next at 0.8/4. Same story at 9p as FOX won with AMW: America Fights Back at 1.7/7 and ABC’s movie followed at 1.2/4. CBS placed first at 10p with the last half of a two-hour 48 Hours Mystery rerun at 1.3/5 with NBC’s Law & Order: SVU repeat next at 0.8/3.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Saturday, August 8, 2009 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.


CBS: 3.0/6         Crimetime Saturday [r] 2.0/4, 48 Hours Mystery [r] 3.6/7


FOX: 2.8/6           Cops [r] 2.4/5, Cops 2 2.9/6, AMW: America Fights Back 2.9/6


NBC: 1.7/4          Law & Order: CI [r] 1.8/4, Face the Ace 0.9/2, Law & Order: SVU [r] 2.4/5


ABC: 1.7/3         ABC Saturday Movie of the Week: Finding Nemo [r] 1.8/4, Dirty Sexy Money 1.4/3


UNIV: 1.1/2         Sabado Gigante 1.1/2


MNT: 0.6/1          My Saturday Night Movie: Truth About Cats and Dogs 0.6/1


ION: 0.5/1           Saturday 7PM Movie: Hard To Kill 0.4/1, Saturday 9PM Movie: Hard To Kill [r] 0.5/1


TELE: 0.3/1         Futbol Estelar: Atlante vs. Pachuca 0.3/1, Futbol Estelar II: Atlas vs. Santos 0.3/1


A18-49: FOX 1.6/7, CBS 0.9/4, ABC 0.9/3, UNIV 0.6/2, NBC 0.5/2, MNT 0.3/1, TELE 0.3/1, ION 0.1/1


Sunday  A18-49 Analysis: NBC kicked in a goal Sunday night, winning among A18-49 at 2.6/8, according to final national ratings from Nielsen Media Research. At 7p, ABC’s America’s Funniest Home Videos rerun and NBC’s Dateline repeat tied for #1 at 1.6/6 with CBS’ 60 Minutes encore close behind at 1.5/5. The rest of the evening belonged to NBC as NFL Pre-Season action commenced with a three-hour game. NBC posted a 3.3/10 at 8p followed by CBS’ Big Brother at 2.6/8, while ABC’s new version of Millionaire was fourth overall at 1.5/5 behind FOX’s double The Simpsons repeats averaging a 1.7/5. Then at 9p, interest in the NFL game waned yet NBC prevailed with a 3.0/9 with FOX’s comedy reruns Family Guy/American Dad were next at 2.1/6. Also this hour, CBS’ There Goes the Neighborhood debuted third overall at 1.6/4 and ABC’s Shark Tank premiered in fourth place at 1.3/4. NBC claimed first place through 10p as NFL Pre-Season delivered a 2.5/7 with CBS’ Cold Case repeat in second at 1.3/4.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Sunday, August 9, 2009  time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.


NBC: 4.7/8      Dateline [r] 3.8/7, NBC NFL Pre-Season: Buffalo vs. Tennessee 4.9/9


CBS: 4.3/8       60 Minutes [r] 6.1/12, Big Brother 11 4.2/8, There Goes the Neighborhood [p] 2.9/5, Cold Case [r] 3.8/7


ABC: 3.1/5        America’s Funniest Home Videos [r] 3.5/7, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? [p] 4.4/8, Shark Tank [p] 2.6/4, Defying Gravity 1.7/3


FOX: 2.0/4        ‘Til Death [r] 1.0/2, American Dad [r] 1.2/2, The Simpsons [r] 2.2/4, The Simpsons [r] 2.5/4, Family Guy [r] 2.7/5, American Dad [r] 2.4/4


UNIV: 0.8/1      Hora Pico 0.7/1, Hazme Reir Millonario 0.8/1, Quien Tiene Razon? 0.9/2


CW: 0.7/1         Easy Money 0.4/1, The CW Sunday Movie: Pumpkin 0.8/1


TELE: 0.4/1      Cine Nuestro 0.4/1, Cine Millonario: Flightplan 0.4/1


ION: 0.3/1       Sunday 7PM Movie: Blazing Saddles 0.3/1, Sunday Night Movie: Blazing Saddles [r] 0.4/1


A18-49: NBC 2.6/8, CBS 1.7/5, FOX 1.5/5, ABC 1.3/4, UNIV 0.6/2, TELE 0.4/1, CW 0.3/1, ION 0.1/0


Monday  A18-49 Analysis: With its usual fare, CBS remained on top Monday night among A18-49 at 2.0/6, according to final national ratings from Nielsen Media Research. At 8p, CBS’ sitcom repeats How I Met Your Mother and Rules of Engagement won with 1.7/6, just a tenth of a rating point ahead of ABC’s Millionaire at 1.6/5. CBS’ second helping of half-hour comedy repeats, Two and a Half Men and The Big Bang Theory topped with 2.6/8 at 9p with UNIV’s Manana Es Para Siempre next at 2.0/6. CBS ended its clean sweep during 10p with a win for encore CSI: Miami at 1.7/5 while a new NBC Dateline followed closely at 1.6/5.

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, August 10, 2009 time period averages. Source: NTI Galaxy, as dated. Live+SD.


CBS: 4.6/8        How I Met Your Mother [r] 3.1/6, Rules of Engagement [r] 3.4/6, Two and a Half Men [r] 5.8/10, The Big Bang Theory [r] 5.7/9, CSI: Miami [r] 4.8/8


ABC: 3.4/6         Millionaire 4.8/8, Dating in the Dark 3.0/5, Castle [r] 2.3/4


NBC: 3.3/6        Great American Road Trip 2.4/4, Law & Order: CI 3.2/5, Dateline NBC 4.4/8


FOX: 2.4/4        2009 Teen Choice Awards 2.4/4


UNIV: 1.9/3        En Nombre Del Amor 1.7/3, Manana Es Para Siempre 2.4/4, Cristina 1.6/3


MNT: 0.9/1         Twilight Zone 0.8/2, Twilight Zone 2 0.8/1, Magic’s Biggest Secrets Revealed [r] 0.9/1


CW: 0.5/1         One Tree Hill [r] 0.5/1, Gossip Girl [r] 0.5/1


ION: 0.5/1        Ghost Whisperer 0.4/1, Monday Night Movie: Soldier 0.5/1


TELE: 0.5/1       Mas Sabe El Diablo 0.5/1, Ninos Ricos 0.5/1, Victorinos 0.5/1


A18-49: CBS 2.0/6, UNIV 1.5/5, ABC 1.4/4, FOX 1.4/4, NBC 1.2/4, TELE 0.6/2, MNT 0.4/1, CW 0.3/1, ION 0.2/1

~ EXECUTIVE MOVES ~

NBC Universal Global Networks named Paul Curtis to the new position of VP/Commercial Strategy for the UK networks SCI FI, Hallmark Channel, Movies 24 and Diva TV. Starting next month, Paul will report to Laurence Dawkin-Jones, Managing Director (UK), NBCU Global Networks. Previously, Paul was Deputy Managing Director with BSKYB Sky Media.

W. Don Cornwell, Founder of Granite Broadcasting Corporation announced he will leave his position as Chairman/CEO after establishing the company in October 1988. In addition, John Deushane, COO will also depart the company. Peter Markham will step into the role of Chairman and Duane Lammers will become COO and together will oversee the company.

CBS Outdoor International promoted Antonio Alonso to CEO up from Chief Development Officer. Antonio will manage the company’s international roster of outdoor businesses including those in the UK, Ireland, France, Italy, Netherlands, Spain and mainland China.


A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE ION TELEVISION


ION Television … Watch Us Add More Viewers!

Season to date, ION Television has shown growth for
three consecutive quarters in the following demos:

A25-54         W25-54        A18-49        W18-49
+ 46%         +31%         +47%         +37%

ION Television. Positively Entertaining.
Source: Nielsen Galaxy Explorer; 9/29/08-8/2/09 vs.year ago comparable period (10/1/07-8/3/08), M-Sun 8-11p; Live+SD, Strict Daypart, subject to qualifications


This day in History:  1918 – Regular airmail service began between Washington, DC, and New York City.

Answer to Yesterday’s Trivia Question: Where did Jack Arnold work before leaving to open his own furniture business on the Wonder Years?  NORCOM ENTERPRISES  Kudos to: Dave Bourla-D&BD Productions/New York; Joe Brucia-NBC Universal/New York; Brian Bair-NCC/NY; Theresa Pepe-Current TV/NY; Bill Prange-SportsChannel/New Berlin WI; Brook Romagnano-WGNO/New Orleans; Alan Perris-The Television Academy/North Hollywood; Dave Hammargren-KCPQ, KMYQ/Seattle; Jason Friedman-Warner Bros. Worldwide TV Marketing/Burbank; Jason Elliott-Fuse TV/Santa Monica

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SITUATION WANTED: ENTERTAINMENT REPORTER with 11+ yrs exp breaking news & doing celebrity interviews – online, in print and on video. Covering TV a specialty, well-connected in industry. Seeking FT work/NYC. Contact
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SITUATION WANTED: BROADCAST TRAFFIC MGR/NY: Many years of experience, Legal Clearance, Material Distribution, Scheduling, Ad-ID. Full Time, Freelance or Project work, available immediately.
(8/18)

SITUATION WANTED: EMMY winning EP. SAG-AFTRA talent w/ record studio.20+ yrs exp. Seeks opp. to produce, VO, host, promos/programs. Net Exec: Launches/Brand Mgmt/on-air Marketing (TV, web, Radio) LA/DC/NY Email:
(8/18)

SITUATION WANTED: Award-Winning Entertainment MARKETING STRATEGIST; 4+ years experience Television and Theatre; seeking FT opportunity in NYC; Passion for Arts and all Media contact
(8/14)

SITUATION WANTED: TV/FILM EDITOR: 10 yrs+ exp, Emmy-nominated, clients incl’d HBO, NBC, MTV, FOX, SONY, MGM. Seeking F/T or Freelance scripted/non projects in NY.  Avid & FCP reel at www.InnunedoInc.com Pls contact
(8/13)

SITUATION WANTED: BROADCAST BUYER/SUPERVISOR with 10+ yrs of exp seeks full time, part time or freelance position in NY area. I specialize in the entertainment category & have excellent references. contact
(8/13)

SITUATION WANTED: SENIOR COPYWRITER/NY: Package goods writer with over 25 years experience.Testimonial advertising a specialty. View my reel! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3PC3iZW8o48 … &can produce own work!
(8/13)

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WHAT’S ON TONIGHT –  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2009


ABC:  Who Wants to be a Millionaire, Wipeout, Primetime: Crime
AZTECA: Laura de Todos, Lo Que Callamos Las Mujeres Edicion Especial, Al Extremo
CBS: New Adventures of Old Christine [r], Gary Unmarried [r], Criminal Minds [r], CSI: NY [r]
CW:  America’s Next Top Model [r], America’s Next Top Model [r]
FOX: Bones [r], Lie to me [r]
ION:  Reba, Reba, Movie: Hard to Kill
MNT: World’s Funniest Moments [r], Magic’s Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed [r]
NBC:  TV’s 50 Funniest People, America’s Got Talent, The Philanthropist
PBS:  Live from Lincoln Center, Wide Angle
TELE: Mas Sabe el Diablo, Ninos Ricos Padres Pobres, Victorinos
UNIV: En Nombre del Amor, Manana es para Siempre, Don Francisco Presenta

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